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ABC
Feb 26, 2013 6:30pm EST
's alex marquardt leads us off from egypt. >> reporter: this amateur video shows the moment the vacation of a lifetime turned into tragedy. a sunrise balloon ride suddenly enveloped in black smoke. you can see it billowing from the basket. then the balloon begins to collapse. deflated, it now plummets a thousand feet down to earth. photographer christopher michel watched it all unfold from another balloon. >> we heard a loud explosion and then a lot of smoke right behind us. our first feeling was it couldn't be a balloon but it turned out actually to be, unfortunately, this tragic accident. >> reporter: we now know that at 7:00 a.m. the balloon was coming in for a landing in a sugar cane field. that's when one of its cables got caught on a helium canister and started a fire. a pilot and two others jumped from 40 feet up as the balloon then shot back into the sky, exploding into flames before crashing down. 19 lives were lost, including one of those who jumped. they were from hong kong, japan and across europe. it's a marvel to float in a balloon over luxor, flying over the desert with it
ABC
Feb 25, 2013 5:30pm PST
they can't get to us. >> reporter: they were trapped for three and a half anxious hours. if you find yourself stuck in a car in a blizzard, remember, keep your seat belt on. other drivers might slide into you if you're stuck. crack the back window slightly. oftentimes the tail pipe gets covered by snow, which can cause deadly carbon monoxide fumes to get in the vehicle. run the engine for 10 to 15 minutes every hour. back in kansas, which has barely recovered from last week's epic snow, is now getting it again. >> we've had a nice winter so far. and now, boy, in the last two weeks here it's like, geez. >> reporter: tonight, the storm brings up to a foot just south of kansas city. then, six inches or more around chicago by wednesday. so, let's talk timing of the storm. it will happen here tonight, from wichita to kansas city, or just south, some of the heaviest snows into early tuesday. then, the storm moves to the north and east through illinois, parts of chicago getting really hit by wednesday. the east coast, from all of this, going to get mostly rain. david? >> meteorologist ginge
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